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Toronto to welcome more European titles

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- The Canadian festival will screen more films coming from this side of the pond, including a bunch of world-premieres

Toronto to welcome more European titles
55 Steps by Bille August

The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from 7 to 17 September, has announced the films selected for its Masters, Contemporary World Cinema and Wavelenghts sections, as well as a new batch of selected titles in the Gala and Special Presentations sections. 

European highlights include the world premieres of new films by Bille August (55 Steps), the Taviani Brothers (Rainbow – A Private Affair [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
), Michael Noer (Papillon), Urszula Antoniak (Beyond Words [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
), Rebecca Daly (Good Favour), among many others. A bunch of films from the continent already announced for Venice and San Sebastián are also making their appearance. 

Here are all the films selected:

Gala Presentations

55 Steps - Bille August (Germany/Belgium)
Chappaquiddick - John Curran (USA)
Hochelaga, Terre des âmes - François Girard (Canada)
My Days of Mercy - Tali Shalom-Ezer (USA)
The Leisure Seeker [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Paolo Virzì
film profile
]
- Paolo Virzì (Italy)
Three Christs - Jon Avnet (USA)

Special Presentations

The Captain - Robert Schwentke (Germany/France/Poland)
The Conformist - Cai Shangjun (China)
The Cured - David Freyne (Ireland/United Kingdom/France)
The Escape - Dominic Savage (United Kingdom)
The Florida Project - Sean Baker (USA)
Foxtrot [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Samuel Maoz
film profile
]
- Samuel Maoz (Israel/Germany/France/Switzerland)
I Love You, Daddy - Louis C.K. (USA)
In the Fade [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Fatih Akin
film profile
]
- Fatih Akin (Germany/France)
Journey's End - Saul Dibb (United Kingdom)
The Killing of a Sacred Deer [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Yorgos Lanthimos
film profile
]
- Yorgos Lanthimos (Ireland/United Kingdom)
Kodachrome - Mark Raso (Canada/USA)
Lean On Pete [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Andrew Haigh (United Kingdom)
Loving Pablo [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Fernando León de Aranoa (Spain/Bulgaria)
Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D - John Landis (USA)
Making of Michael Jackson's Thriller - Jerry Kramer (USA)
Manhunt - John Woo (Hong Kong/China)
Mark Felt - The Man Who Brought Down the White House - Peter Landesman (USA)
Marrowbone [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Sergio G. Sánchez (Spain)
Molly's Game - Aaron Sorkin (USA)
The Motive [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Manuel Martín Cuenca (Spain)
Number One [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Tonie Marshall (France)
On Chesil Beach - Dominic Cooke (United Kingdom)
Outside In - Lynn Shelton (USA)
Papillon - Michael Noer (Serbia/Montenegro/Malta)
Racer and the Jailbird [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Michael Roskam
film profile
]
- Michaël R. Roskam (Belgium/France)
Radiance [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Naomi Kawase (Japan/France)
Redoubtable [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Michel Hazanavicius
film profile
]
- Michel Hazanavicius (France)
Three Peaks [+see also:
film review
interview: Jan Zabeil
film profile
]
- Jan Zabeil (Germany/Italy)
Unicorn Store - Brie Larson (USA)
Who We Are Now - Matthew Newton (USA)
You Disappear [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Peter Schønau Fog
film profile
]
- Peter Schønau Fog (Denmark/Sweden)
Youth - Feng Xiaogang (China)

Masters

The Day After - Hong Sangsoo (South Korea)
Faces Places [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Agnès Varda, JR (France)
First Reformed - Paul Schrader (USA)
Happy End [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Michael Haneke
film profile
]
- Michael Haneke (France/Austria/Germany)
The House by the Sea [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Robert Guédiguian
film profile
]
- Robert Guédiguian (France)
Loveless [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Andrey Zvyagintsev (Russia/France/Belgium/Germany)
The Other Side of Hope [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Aki Kaurismäki
film profile
]
- Aki Kaurismäki (Finland/Germany)
Our People Will Be Healed - Alanis Obomsawin (Canada)
Rainbow - A Private Affair [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani (Italy/France)
The Third Murder - Hirokazu Kore-eda (Japan)
Zama [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Lucrecia Martel
film profile
]
- Lucrecia Martel (Argentina/Brazil/Spain/France/Netherlands/Mexico/Portugal/USA)

Contemporary World Cinema

A Ciambra [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Jonas Carpignano
film profile
]
- Jonas Carpignano (Italy/France/USA/Germany)
A Sort of Family [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 - Diego Lerman (Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland)
Alanis - Anahí Berneri (Argentina)
Ana, mon amour [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Călin Peter Netzer
film profile
]
- Călin Peter Netzer (Romania/Germany/France)
Angels Wear White [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Vivian Qu
film profile
]
- Vivian Qu (China/France)
April’s Daughter - Michel Franco (Mexico)
Arrhythmia [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Boris Khlebnikov
film profile
]
- Boris Khlebnikov (Russia/Finland/Germany)
Beyond Words [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Urszula Antoniak (Netherlands/Poland)
Birds Without Names - Kazuya Shiraishi (Japan)
Breath - Simon Baker (Australia)
Dark is the Night - Adolfo Alix Jr. (Philippines)
Directions [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Stephan Komandarev
film profile
]
- Stephan Komandarev (Bulgaria/Germany/Macedonia)
Disappearance [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Boudewijn Koole
film profile
]
- Boudewijn Koole (Netherlands/Norway)
Euthanizer [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Teemu Nikki
film profile
]
- Teemu Nikki (Finland)
Félicité [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Alain Gomis
film profile
]
- Alain Gomis (France/Senegal/Belgium/Germany/Lebanon)
Good Favour - Rebecca Daly (Ireland/Belgium/Denmark/Netherlands)
Hannah [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Andrea Pallaoro (Italy/Belgium/France)
Insyriated [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Philippe Van Leeuw
film profile
]
- Philippe Van Leeuw (Belgium/France/Lebanon)
Life and Nothing More [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Antonio Méndez Esparza (Spain/USA)
Longing [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Savi Gabizon
film profile
]
- Savi Gabizon (Israel)
Looking for Oum Kulthum [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Shirin Neshat
film profile
]
- Shirin Neshat (Germany/Austria/Italy/Lebanon/Qatar)
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Mouly Surya (Indonesia/France/Malaysia/Thailand)
Miami [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Zaida Bergroth (Finland)
Motorrad - Vicente Amorim (Brazil)
Nina [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Juraj Lehotský
film profile
]
- Juraj Lehotský (Slovakia/Czech Republic)
On Body and Soul [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ildiko Enyedi
film profile
]
- Ildikó Enyedi (Hungary)
Samui Song [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Pen-ek Ratanaruang
film profile
]
- Pen-ek Ratanaruang (Thailand/Germany/Norway)
Sergio & Sergei - Ernesto Daranas Serrano (Spain/Cuba)
The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Benjamin Renner, Patrick Imbert (France)
The Insult [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ziad Doueiri
film profile
]
- Ziad Doueiri (France/Lebanon)
The Journey [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mohamed Al-Daradji
film profile
]
- Mohamed Jabarah Al-daradji (Iraq/United Kingdom/France/Qatar/Netherlands)
The Lodgers [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Brian O’Malley (Ireland)
The Number - Khalo Matabane (South Africa)
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel - Ishaya Bako (Nigeria)
The Summit [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Santiago Mitre
film profile
]
- Santiago Mitre (Argentina/Spain/France)
Tulipani, Love, Honour and a Bicycle [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Mike van Diem (Netherlands/Italy/Canada)
Under the Tree [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
film profile
]
- Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson (Iceland/Denmark/Poland/Germany)
Verónica [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Paco Plaza
film profile
]
- Paco Plaza (Spain)
Wajib [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Annemarie Jacir (Palestine/France/Germany/Colombia/Norway/Qatar/United Arab Emirates)
Western [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Jonas Dornbach
interview: Valeska Grisebach
interview: Valeska Grisebach
film profile
]
- Valeska Grisebach (Germany/Bulgaria/Austria)

Wavelengths

Caniba [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Verena Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor (France)
Cocote [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias (Dominican Republic)
Dragonfly Eyes - Xu Bing (China/USA)
Good Luck [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Ben Russell (France/Germany)
Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bruno Dumont
film profile
]
- Bruno Dumont (France)
Le Fort des fous [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Narimane Mari (France/Algeria/Switzerland/Germany/Greece/Qatar)
Mrs. Fang [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Wang Bing (France/China/Germany)
Hotel Occidental [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Neïl Beloufa
film profile
]
- Neïl Beloufa (France)
The Nothing Factory [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Pedro Pinho
film profile
]
- Pedro Pinho (Portugal)
A Skin So Soft [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Denis Côté
film profile
]
- Denis Côté (Canada/Switzerland)

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